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2010.07.15
Rába: Axle development is getting a boost

Rába Development Institute has started its operation

Within the framework of its newly established Rába Development Institute Raba has recently launched a comprehensive innovation programme with a budget of more than HUF 1.5 billion. As a result of the project axle production volume of 2009 is expected to double by 2015 at the Győr-based company. The three-year long programme is cofunded by the European Union.

2009.07.30
Rába MAXS™: Raba Strengthens its Positions in the Off-road Vehicle Market with the Introduction of a Modular Axle Family

Rába (based in Győr, Hungary) has developed a product family involving more than 200 types of different off-road axle models named as Rába MAXS. The axle models developed for trucks with off-road capabilities enable Rába – despite the recession in the automotive market – to efficiently expand its market. The Rába MAXS™ double reduction modular axle system (a protected trade mark in the EU) can be reliably applied when carrying extraordinary dynamic loads, as well.


2009.03.04
Fehrer and Rába form a Joint Venture in Hungary

F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH and Raba Automotive Holding Plc. formed a joint venture in the foaming plant of Rába’s Components Business Unit in Hungary. Fehrer- Rába Automotive Ltd starts operating in October, 2009.The cooperation enables both partners to meet the requirements of the OEMS with regards to close-to-the-customer production and high quality. Fehrer is the majority holder with 70 per cent, while Raba holds 30 per cent of the shares.


2008.07.01
A basic supply agreement was signed by Raba and the agricultural machinery manufacturer Claas

Raba Axle Ltd. and the German Claas Selbstfahrende Erntemaschienen GmbH signed a basic supply agreement valid until 30. 09. 2009 (with extension options). As a result of the actually signed contact the expected volume of sales can reach a value of 5 million Euros.

2008.03.25
After a decade long business relation is the partner of the world’s leading agricultural equipment manufacturer John Deere for the next 5 years

With the actually signed long-term contract Rába made again an important strategic step in the field of selling products with high added value. Rába has been a direct supplier of John Deere already for 10 years with complete axles and axle components. The delivered volume has been doubled in the last two years, and during the following years it is expected to grow to a double digit million US-Dollar annual turnover.

2008.01.22
Busch GmbH and the Rába Plc. founded a Joint Venture

According to the by Rába announced strategy the Foundry plant – which was a part of the axle business unit – operates as a Joint Venture since 1st January 2008. The aim of this restructuring is a significant expansion of the capacity and the technological development of the Foundry plant.

The partner of the JV is the M.BUSCH GmbH & Co.KG, member of BPW Group. Rába owns 25,5% of the new JV.

2007.07.25
Further step of the Axle Ltd. in Europe
Hungarian Rába Axle Manufacturing Ltd. and the bus division of GAZ Group signed a general supply agreement for the period of 2007-2010, and according to this the Győr corporated company calculates width a yearly income of 13,1 million EUR from this partner. Rába sales front axle I beams and components on the strategic CIS market, where one of its most important partners still are LiAZ, PAZ, and KAAZ, members of the bus division of GAZ Group.
2007.07.05
Significant agreement on CIS market, growing axle delivery
Hungarian Rába Axle Manufacturing Ltd. and the bus division of GAZ Group signed a general supply agreement for the period of 2007-2010, and according to this the Győr corporated company calculates width a yearly income of 13,1 million EUR from this partner. Rába sales front axle I beams and components on the strategic CIS market, where one of its most important partners still are LiAZ, PAZ, and KAAZ, members of the bus division of GAZ Group.